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BIOGRAPHY: Kevin Cummings, President and Chief Executive Officer, Investors Bank

Kevin Cummings, President and CEO of Investors Bank, will speak at the next Queens College Business Forum on Friday, June 8, from 8 - 10 am in the Student Union Ballroom. The topic will be Banking and the Community. Complimentary breakfast will be provided.

Media who wish to attend should email
maria.matteo@qc.cuny.edu


The event is open to the public, but seating is limited, so to reserve a seat, contact yifat.anteri@qc.cuny.edu

 

 

Kevin Cummings was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bank on January 1, 2008, and also appointed to the Board of Directors on the same date. From July 2003 to January 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Kevin Cummings was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bank on January 1, 2008, and also appointed to the Board of Directors on the same date. From July 2003 to January 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

 

Along with the Senior Executive management team, Mr. Cummings is guiding the bank’s strategic expansion and evolution into a full-service community and commercial bank.  Under this leadership, Investors is experiencing significant growth while remaining financially strong and well capitalized.  Because of its outstanding performance, Investors was recently recognized as one of the top-25 performing, publicly traded, small-cap banks in the United States in the Sandler O’Neill report,  “Class of 2011 Bank and Thrift Sm-All Stars.” In addition, Mr. Cummings received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 New Jersey Award for his success in transforming the bank into a growth company.

 

Prior to joining Investors, Mr. Cummings had a 26-year career with the independent accounting firm of KPMG LLP. He was an audit partner in the Financial Services practice in the New York office and lead partner on a major commercial banking client. Mr. Cummings also worked in the New Jersey community bank practice for over 20 years, serving clients such as Summit Bank, Valley National Bank, Provident Bank and Hudson City Bank.

 

A 1976 graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont with a BA in Economics, Mr. Cummings was the recipient of the Harry M. Fife Award for Excellence in Economics and Athletics. While at Middlebury, he played baseball and basketball, ending his basketball career as the school’s all-time leading scorer. After graduation he earned a Masters in Business Administration from Rutgers University School of Business. He is a certified public accountant and has been a frequent speaker at seminars on topics ranging from mergers and acquisitions, income taxes and management reporting on internal controls.

 

Born and raised in Jersey City, Mr. Cummings lives with his wife, Patricia, of 30 years in Summit, NJ. They have four children. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Summit Speech School; a Trustee of The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children; the First Vice Chairman of the Board and member of the Executive Committee of the NJ Bankers Association, and a board member of the Independent College Fund of New Jersey. In his spare time he has coached youth basketball.


 
 

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